Entries tagged with “Traveling”
Encounters with PowerAdventures and Misadventures on the Shamanic Path of HealingBy José Luis Stevens, PhDSounds TrueWhile the latest book from José Luis Stevens is not without its…
One week at the 29th International Yoga Festival in Rishikesh
Restore your natural rhythms at these idyllic getaways.
America’s National ParksWadada Leo SmithCuneiformYosemite, the Grand Canyon, Yellowstone—the beauty and wild spaces of America’s national parks have long been a focus for visual an…
On a remote Japanese island, an intrepid “pilgrimage junkie” discovers the glorious secret of settai: By helping the traveler, you are on the journey yourself.
For a number of years I have collected lists about traveling light. Most arose from journeys people have taken: place to place, day to day, birth to death. Each list simply describes what was carried, often in a rucksack, sometimes deeper within the traveler. I began collecting these lists, I suppose, because I found myself drawn to their spare poetry — a poetry of emptiness.
I have given each list below a brief introduction. The lists themselves retain as much as possible the language, word order, and spelling of their sources.